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If I have a infection in my gums what should I do?

If I have a infection in my gums what should I do?

Antibiotics: If you have an infection, you need antibiotics. If your gums have carries... Then you need to take better care of your teeth and gums. Brush your teeth at least twice daily and you need to start to floss your teeth.. Daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How do I know if I have an infection in my gums/teeth?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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How do I know if I have an infection in my gums/teeth?

Gingivitis: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked professionally by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a cyst in my scalp?

What should I do if I have a cyst in my scalp?

Have it removed.: It's a lot easier to have a cyst removed when it is not infected. Seek professional help when you get a chance, especially if it is bothering you. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a sore on my gums?

What should I do if I have a sore on my gums?

Good OH: Keep the area clean by good oral hygiene. Check with your dentist for gingivitis or periodontal disease in the area. Check also for pulpal reaction which may required root canal. Finally, check for occlusion which may exacerbate the destructive effect of these conditions. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have a swollen ear infection?

What can I do if I have a swollen ear infection?

See a doc: This can be very painful. Seeing a doctor for assessment and possible treatment antibiotics or steroids would be the best thing to do in such a case. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an infection in my mouth?

How do I know if I have an infection in my mouth?

Do you notice-: swelling, pain, redness, soreness to touch, drainage, odor? ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump in my throat?

What to do if I have a lump in my throat?

Need exam: Hard to know what is going on without exam. May be associated with acid reflux which can be helped with medications. Set up an appointment with your doctor or an ent. ...Read more

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What to do if I have just been told What to do if I have a mass in my upper colon?

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What to do if I have just been told What to do if I have a mass in my upper colon?

Colon mass: if you have a mass in the colon, the first thing you need to have is a colonoscopy and biopsy of the mass to find out what it is. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an ulcer on my tonsil?

What should I do if I have an ulcer on my tonsil?

Have it checked: It's not normal to have an ulcer on the tonsil. Please see your doctor to have it evaluated. An ulcer in the mouth or throat that doesn't go away on it own could be something serious. ...Read more

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What to do if I have swollen gums and it has a wound in it, what should I do?

What to do if I have swollen gums and it has a wound in it, what should I do?

See a periodontist: Swollen gums can be caused by many things go see a periodontist who specializes in this problem. ...Read more

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I have an boil on my leg. It has burst/popped and i now have a hole. I do not have the means to see a doctor. How do I take care of this?

I have an boil on my leg. It has burst/popped and i now have a hole. I do not have the means to see a doctor. How do I take care of this?

Home care: First go to this web page and review it: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-boils since it has already burst, keep clean with plain old soap and water. . Buy otc neosporin or triple antibiotic and apply it twice a day. Thin film. Cover with bandaid during day, buy gauze and white medical tape at pharmacy and cover before bedtime. Leave open to air whenever you can. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an infection in my toe?

What to do if I have an infection in my toe?

See a foot doc: As in addition to an antibiotic you may need to have the infection drained or a nail removed etc. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a swollen eyelid?

What should I do if I have a swollen eyelid?

See Eye MD: You should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your swollen lid. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a white spot in my mouth?

What do you suggest if I have a white spot in my mouth?

Have it evaluated: "White spots" are not a normal part of your anatomy, so it must be investigated. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a fungal infection in my nail and worried?

What to do if I have a fungal infection in my nail and worried?

We can try!: Nail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an infection in my lung?

How do I know if I have an infection in my lung?

Pneumonia: Some pneumonias have few symptoms (walking pneumonia) but most common symptoms associate with pneumonia are fever/sweats, feeling tired & weak, cough productive of green or rusty (bloody) sputum, chest pain, pain with taking a deep breath, feeling winded (short of breath). Depending where in the lung the infection is may see back pain, flank pain, nausea, diarrhea, or shoulder pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I have got an infection in my wisdom tooth?

What to do if I have got an infection in my wisdom tooth?

Get it extracted: For any other tooth it would be advisable to try and save the tooth. A wisdom tooth can be removed and you won't miss it. Now, if the tooth or teeth directly in front of that wisdom tooth are missing, then there may be reasons to keep. See your dentist for the best evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a lung infection?

See your MD: If you have a lung infection or pneumonia you should see your md and see if antibiotic treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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Hello Doc. I have a cracked tooth and hurts a lot. What should I do and who should I see?

Hello Doc. I have a cracked tooth and hurts a lot. What should I do and who should I see?

Cracked tooth: Please see your Dentist as soon as possible. Your Dentist will treat you, or refer you to the appropriate Specialist for treatment, allowing you to become pain free. Please call a Promfor help. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more